Letters

  • Let’s not mistake superjerks for real men

    To the Editor: “Woman reports rape in dorm.” Time for some straight talk about superjerks. A superjerk is one who knows he can’t appeal to any woman with taste in adult males, so he has to show his masculinity .

  • What would Jesus say about a shooting range?

    To the Editor: In reference to Sunday, Dec. 18, article, “Liberty University to open on-campus shooting range”: It appears that Jerry Falwell Jr. has traded Jesus for Wayne LaPierre. What would Jesus say about a Christian university spending $1,000,000 on a shooting .

  • Guns on campus a most scary scenario

    To the Editor: Thank you for your thoughtful, well-written column expressing concerns about guns on campus. Our family couldn’t agree more! Guns have no place on school campuses. Period. We love Manhattan and KState, but seriously, this issue makes .

  • Thanks to all who supported pancake feed

    To the Editor: As I watch the snow blow outside, I am especially thankful that our 66th Annual Manhattan Kiwanis Club Pancake Feed & Silent Auction was last week! The spirit of the season was clearly evident as hundreds came .

  • Doctor agrees guns have no place on campus

    To the Editor: I agree. I’m an emergency physician at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. I agree that guns have no place on campus. I grew up around guns, own guns, own a cabin in .

  • Goal to prevent temps from rising further

    To the Editor: I would like to add to Larry Erickson’s comments (Flooding is impacted by climate change, Dec. 16) by pointing out another deceptive element in Benjamin Zycher’s article (Trump’s thinking on climate change realistic, Dec. 12). Zycher .

  • It’s good that police got story straight on athlete

    To the Editor: It’s been released that the battery charges have been dropped against KU’s sophomore forward Carlton Bragg Jr. I must say, even if you’re a K-State fan you have to sympathize with him. This kid’.

  • Electors shouldn’t cast their vote for Trump

    To the Editor: I hope our presidential electors remember Tom Paine. For no less than in December 1776, these are the times that try men’s and women’s souls. The rigid party loyalist, and the angry idealist, will meekly take .

  • Economic answers seem so simple

    To the Editor: Well, it finally happened. Kansas voted smarter than the nation. No, not on the big one. No one expected that, but collectively we realized that we were headed in the wrong direction and did a little to .

  • Flooding is impacted by climate change

    To the Editor: I have read the editorial by Benjamin Zycher in the Dec. 12 Manhattan Mercury, your column on fake news, and the editorial from the New York Times on Trump’s lies in the Dec. 13 Mercury. Dr. Zycher’s .

  • Keeping mascot was the right choice

    To the Editor: Last Wednesday, the Manhattan-Ogden school board voted to keep the Manhattan High School Indian mascot during their meeting. The mascot change would not only cost the district money, but it would disrespect Frank Prentup,a former Manhattan .

  • Thanks to all who helped with latest blood drive

    To the Editor: We would like to express our deep appreciation to the Manhattan community for its ongoing support of Keep the Drive Alive, the seventh annual blood drive held Nov. 17-18 this year in memory of our son, Kevin .


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